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Family Health Reference to ASL
From US Insurance Net
Web Site
This webpage provides a definition and explanation of American Sign Language coupled with a brief overview and links to resources for the following topics:

  • Linguistics of Sign
  • Learning the Alphabet and Numbers
  • Forming Sentences
  • Popular Phrases
  • Interpreting for the Deaf

AIM for Families | National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials
From cast.org
Access information and resources for families and students on topics such as AIM (accessible instructional material) at home and at school, assistive technology, and alternate-format learning materials.

The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship Award
From National Center for Learning Disabilities
Web Site
$10,000 scholarship given to two students with documented learning disabilities annually

DCAP Autism Resource Guide
From DC Autism Parents
Download DCAP_Autism_Resource_Guide.pdf
Provides parents with children with autism a list of health, advocacy and education resources

Deaf Linx
From deaflinx.com
Deaf Linx is your resource for information on deafness, deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL) and all other related topics. Deaf Linx firmly believes that deafness is not a disability, but a condition that produces a sub-culture that should be celebrated. Many people are unaware of all the accomplishments that deaf individuals have made and the unique ways in which they have come together to create a distinctive identity. Whether you are a deaf person or someone with hearing loss, looking for other individuals in your area, or you just want to learn about deaf culture or deaf society, our resources on deafness are for you.

Deaf websites. World sites and Links. Deaf web site. Events
From Deafwebsites.com
Great deafness resource. Contains links to sites on deafness as well as sites that connect the deaf community.

Disability .gov
From disability.gov
Provides information for people with disabilities on a wide range of topics from education to employment to independent living etc.

Disability Friendly Colleges
From disabilityfriendlycolleges.com
Provides a list of and information on the most physical disability-friendly colleges in the United States

Extraordinary Minds
From Extraordinary Minds
Web Site
Organization that provides support for families and educators of youth with autism in Montgomery County, Md

From Fastweb
Financial aid/loan/scholarship search engine

Health Services for Children with Special Needs
From Health Services for Children with Special Needs
Organization that coordinates health, social, and education services for children in Washington, D.C. who receive SSI

Heath Resource Center
From George Washington University
Online information clearing house for students with disabilities on post-secondary education and training

Heath Resource Center
From George Washington University
The HEATH Resource Center is a web-based clearinghouse that serves as an information exchange of educational resources, support services and opportunities. The HEATH Resource Center gathers, develops and disseminates information in the form of resource papers, fact sheets, website directories, newsletters, and resource materials. HEATH Resource Center is a collaborative effort among a network of professionals in the areas of disability, counseling, transition and postsecondary education.

Military and Department of Defense Special Education
From Wrightslaw.com
Provides a list of resources and groups for military families who have children with special needs

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center
From National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center
Organization that aids states in building, improving and maintaining successful transition plans

Pacer Center
From Pacer Center
Network of parents of students with disabilities founded to increase their children's and other students' with disabilities education opportunities

Pennsylvania Youth Leadership Network
From Pennsylvania Department of Education
Advocacy/leadership organization for students with disabilities

From PepNet
Provides postsecondary education resources for deaf and hard of hearing students

PRN's Speech Impairment Fact Sheet
From Partner Resource Network
Web Site
Provides characteristics of a speech/language disability as well as tips for teaching those who have speech/language disabilities

Reference Points: Financial Aid Resources 2010
From Reference Points TATRA
Download Financial_Aid_Resources_2010.doc
List of available scholarships for students with disabilities provided by pacer.org's Reference Points TATRA program

Shared Work
From Shared Work
Network or organizations, disability related and otherwise, brought together to address educational and transitional issues

Transition Activities in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS):
From U.S. Dept of Education
Web Site
Provides links to transitions activities on different organizations' websites

Transition in Texas
From Transition in Texas
Provides students with disabilities and their friends and family with information on transition resources in Texas

Virginia College Quest
From Virginia College Quest
Website that contains helpful links for post-secondary and secondary students, parents and teachers with regard to college for students with disabilities

Virginia's CTE Resource Center
From Virginia's CTE Resource Center
Career planning website for parents, students, and teachers

We Connect Now
From weconnectnow.wordpress.com
Our Mission – We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.

From Wrightslaw
Provides information and literature on disability laws as well as advocacy resources to students with disabilities and their parents

The Zarrow Center
From Oklahoma University School of Education
Organization that helps students with disabilities achieve optimal education outcomes through self-determination and other skills

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